TIL that in 1998, Nestle trademarked the tubular packaging of Smarties. It later sued Masterfoods Denmark which marketed M&Ms in a similar package. The Supreme Court of Denmark later ruled that a basic geometrical shape couldn’t be trademarked, and ordered the trademark to be removed. via /r/todayilearned


TIL that in 1998, Nestle trademarked the tubular packaging of Smarties. It later sued Masterfoods Denmark which marketed M&Ms in a similar package. The Supreme Court of Denmark later ruled that a basic geometrical shape couldn’t be trademarked, and ordered the trademark to be removed.
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Submitted July 10, 2017 at 01:00AM by APackOfSmarties
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